NED vs IRE Fantasy Prediction: Netherlands vs Ireland 1st ODI – 2 June (Utrecht). Paul Stirling, Max O’Dowd, and Barry McCarthy are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Netherlands will take on Ireland in the 1st ODI match of the three-match ODI series. This series is a part of the ODI super league.
Ireland will definitely be the favourites in this series. Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, and Balbirnie are their top batsmen, whereas Porterfield’s arrival is a big boost. Barry McCarthy and Young are their lead pacers, whereas Dockrell is making his much-awaited return. The Netherlands will rely on the batting of Max O’Dowd, whereas Klaassen, Gugten, and Glover return in bowling.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This pitch has just hosted two T20I games, and the pacers dominated in those games.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Netherlands – Max O’Dowd, Stephan Myburgh, Ben Cooper, Pieter Seelaar, Scott Edwards, Tobias Visee, Logan van Beek, Fred Klaassen, Timm van der Gugten, Brandon Glover, Vivian Kingma.
Ireland – Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie, William Porterfield, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Josh Little.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: Netherlands vs Ireland First ODI Match
Date and Time: 2 June, Wednesday – 2:00 PM IST
Venue: Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht.
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Max O’Dowd, Stephan Myburgh, Ben Cooper, and Pieter Seelaar.
Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie, and William Porterfield.
Death Over Specialists
- Vivian Kingma and Timm van der Gugten
- Josh Little and Barry McCarthy
NED vs IRE Fantasy Wicket-Keepers
Scott Edwards will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Edwards has scored 131 runs in six games at an average of 32.75, whereas he has scored one half-century.
[You can take Lorcan Tucker instead of Scott Edwards if you want]
NED vs IRE Fantasy Batsmen
Max O’Dowd will be our batsman from the Netherlands. Dowd has scored 235 runs at an average of 78.33, whereas he has scored three half-centuries. He has been the best player of this side.
Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, and Kevin O’Brien will be our batsmen from Ireland. Stirling has scored 4697 ODI runs at an average of 39.47, whereas Balbirnie has scored 2122 at an average of 31.20. Brien has scored 3619 runs with the bat, whereas he has scalped 114 wickets. All three of them are top-order players.
NED vs IRE Fantasy All-Rounders
Pieter Seelaar will be our all-rounder from the Netherlands. Seelaar has scored 568 T20I runs, whereas he has scalped 56 wickets at an economy of 6.87. He is the lead all-rounder of this side.
NED vs IRE Fantasy Bowlers
Timm van der Gugten and Fred Klaassen will be our bowlers from the Netherlands. Gugten has scalped eight wickets in four ODIs, whereas Klaassen has scalped ten in the same number of games. Both of them play in English Counties, and they are experienced wicket-takers.
Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, and George Dockrell will be our bowlers from Ireland. McCarthy has scalped 59 wickets in 35 ODI games, whereas Young has scalped 37 wickets in 22 games. Dockrell scored 364 runs at an average of 121.33 in Ireland ODD competition, whereas he also scalped four wickets. All three of them are brilliant players.
Match Prediction: Ireland are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Paul Stirling and Max O’Dowd
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kevin O’Brien and Barry McCarthy
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